Feature Stories

March 27, 2014
Jasmine Jones, '14Senior builds homeless advocacy network
Organizing advocacy networks at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless shaped how Jasmine Jones, ’14, understands homelessness and renewed her commitment to mentoring in Richmond.
March 21, 2014
Zhivko Illeieff, '11Storytelling plays a recurring role in the story of Richmond alum
While Zhivko Illeieff, ′11, calls on his knowledge as a digital native to bring old stories to life online for Roadside Theater, he feels that his generation has much to learn from the simple practice of sitting around and trading stories — in person.
February 26, 2014
Justin Harper, '11, and Darrius Garrett, '12Spider alums speak on work, life and basketball abroad
Justin Harper, '11, and Darrius Garrett '12 explore the "international business" of basketball as they build their athletic careers abroad.
January 31, 2014
Kathleen Dwyer, L'14Third-year law student argues case before the Virginia Court of Appeals

Third-year law student argues case before the Virginia Court of Appeals

August 1, 2011
Keeping PACEHealth-education manager leads classes at local high school
Recreation and Wellness employee Tracy Cassalia teaches underserved high school students about healthy living, with the goal of preparing them for a successful college experience.
July 28, 2011
Caitlin Harman, '12Embracing the unknown to promote microfinance in the Dominican Republic
As a 2011 Esperanza summer fellow, Caitlin Harman is living with a host family in the Dominican Republic and working to end poverty through microfinance loans.
July 27, 2011
Kosh Kempter, '11First job combines interests in political, social and gender issues
When Kosh Kempter, '11, learned of the organization EMILY’s List, which works to elect pro-choice Democratic women to office, she thought it was the perfect combination of her interests.
July 25, 2011
Nikki Cannavo, '13Civic fellow explores leadership in times of crisis through internship with American Red Cross
From national television interviews on a fatal bus crash to articles on finding and reconnecting refugees, Burhans civic fellow Nikki Cannavo is using her communication skills to tell the American Red Cross story of leadership in times of crisis.
The 2011 Joan Oates InstituteSeventy teachers participate in the first Joan Oates Institute
Partners in the Arts, with the support of Joan Oates, leads the region in arts-integration training for K-12 teachers.
July 21, 2011
Cici Pandol, '14Rising sophomore's internship provides glimpse at business side of nonprofit work
A connection with her Leadership and Humanities professor during the spring semester of her first year on campus led Cici Pandol, ’14, to Washington, D.C. for a summer internship.